The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 82 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 32 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.37% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
Median daily rate £313 £258 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -35.00%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1251 1042 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.46% 95.25% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 662 402
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 49
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 26 £320 +24.27% 2
Durham - 3 £300 -
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (76.39%) Red Hat
3 49 (68.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (51.39%) ITIL
4 37 (51.39%) Unix
5 34 (47.22%) Oracle
6 32 (44.44%) Clustering
7 31 (43.06%) HP
8 29 (40.28%) AIX
9 28 (38.89%) SAN
9 28 (38.89%) Security Cleared
10 26 (36.11%) Service Delivery
10 26 (36.11%) High Availability
11 22 (30.56%) KVM
11 22 (30.56%) Compliance Management
11 22 (30.56%) Perl
12 21 (29.17%) RHCE
13 20 (27.78%) SLA
14 18 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
14 18 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
14 18 (25.00%) EMC
14 18 (25.00%) IBM
15 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
16 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 16 (22.22%) DNS
17 15 (20.83%) Solaris
17 15 (20.83%) Apache
17 15 (20.83%) Korn
17 15 (20.83%) VMware
17 15 (20.83%) Bash Shell

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.83%) Apache
2 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
3 12 (16.67%) JBoss
4 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.17%) Confluence
7 3 (4.17%) iPlanet
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.78%) IIS
8 2 (2.78%) Jetty
8 2 (2.78%) Mongrel
8 2 (2.78%) nginx
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.78%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) SAN
2 16 (22.22%) DNS
2 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.89%) LDAP
3 10 (13.89%) WAN
4 9 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 8 (11.11%) Firewall
6 5 (6.94%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (6.94%) SSH
6 5 (6.94%) SSL
7 4 (5.56%) HTTP
8 2 (2.78%) DHCP
8 2 (2.78%) FTP
8 2 (2.78%) IPsec
8 2 (2.78%) Network Security
8 2 (2.78%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.56%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.39%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) J2EE
2 4 (5.56%) LAMP
2 4 (5.56%) Software Packaging
2 4 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Tandem
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) DataPower
4 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (68.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (51.39%) Unix
4 29 (40.28%) AIX
5 15 (20.83%) Solaris
6 8 (11.11%) Windows
7 6 (8.33%) HPUX
8 5 (6.94%) CentOS
8 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) ITIL
2 26 (36.11%) High Availability
2 26 (36.11%) Service Delivery
3 22 (30.56%) Compliance Management
4 13 (18.06%) DevOps
5 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.89%) Validation
6 8 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Change Control
8 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) Defect Management
8 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.56%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) Perl
2 15 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 15 (20.83%) Korn
3 10 (13.89%) C-shell
4 7 (9.72%) SQL
5 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.94%) Python
7 4 (5.56%) Java
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.17%) RHCE
3 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) KVM
2 18 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (12.50%) Samba
3 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.94%) NFS
6 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Xen
9 1 (1.39%) Docker
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (18.06%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Red Hat
2 34 (47.22%) Oracle
3 31 (43.06%) HP
4 18 (25.00%) EMC
4 18 (25.00%) IBM
5 15 (20.83%) VMware
6 4 (5.56%) Axway
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) Informatica
6 4 (5.56%) Siebel
6 4 (5.56%) Sun
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco
7 3 (4.17%) F5
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.17%) Veritas
8 2 (2.78%) Google
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